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RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Match v1.1, with automatic color matching for multiple shot, multicam and stereo shoots. New features and pricing are now available.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the version 1.1 release of RE:Match for Adobe® After Effects® and Adobe® Premiere Pro®.
RE:Match takes intuitive color and texture matching to a whole new level by addressing common problems on multiple shot, multicam and stereo shoots. RE:Match is a set of plug-ins to match one view of video or film to another so that it looks as if it was shot with the same camera and settings. RE:Match assumes that both image sequences are taken roughly at the same location but perhaps were not shot at the same time or from the same point-of-view.
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Bounce Transitions and Shatter Transitions for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro and After Effects
News: Bounce Transitions and Shatter Transitions for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro and After EffectsNattress releases two new transition effects to bounce and shatter footage on and off the screen
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces two brand new transition plugins from Nattress to FxFactory for FCP® X, Motion, After Effects® and Premiere® Pro. A package of four fun, bouncy effects, Bounce Transitions lets editors quickly bounce footage on and off the screen using realistic motion algorithms for natural bounce or spring movement. Nattress Shatter Transitions create dynamic transitions based on either breaking apart the outgoing video or bringing together the incoming video.
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RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Match, with automatic color matching for multicam and stereo shoots. Stereo features can be matched taking occlusions into account.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of RE:Match for Adobe® After Effects® and Adobe® Premiere Pro®. RE:Match takes intuitive color and texture matching to a whole new level by addressing common problems on multicam and stereo shoots. RE:Match is a set of plug-ins to match one view of video or film to another so that it looks as if it was shot with the same camera and settings. RE:Match assumes that both image sequences are taken roughly at the same location but perhaps were not shot at the same time or from the same point-of-view.
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Softron Media Services Updates Multicam Logger
New Version Adds Compatibility with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Software
Softron Media Services® will demonstrate its updated version of Multicam Logger at its booth (7.G12) during this year's IBC in Amsterdam. Multicam Logger is an application from Softron Media Services that makes multicam productions easy and cost-effective.
published 2 years ago   read more
RE:Vision Effects releases ReelSmart Motion Blur and DE:Noise for Vegas™ Pro by Sony Creative Software
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of their ReelSmart Motion Blur and DE:Noise plug-in products for Vegas™ Pro by Sony Creative Software.
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RE:Vision Effects Announces Support for Adobe After Effects CS6 and Premiere Pro CS6
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces support for Adobe After Effects CS6 and Premiere Pro CS6.
In addition to CS6 support, all of RE:Vision Effects' After Effects-compatible plug-ins now come with uninstallers.
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Splice Welcomes Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman To Company's Talent Roster
News: Splice Welcomes Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman To Company's Talent RosterSplice Here® announced the addition of Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman to the company’s talent roster. Hurkman comes to Splice having recently moved from New York, where he color graded a wide diversity of projects including commercials, narrative and documentary features, shorts, and experimental pieces.
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Boris FX to Showcase New Boris Continuum Complete 8 at NAB 2012
Experience the World’s Most Comprehensive VFX Plug-in Collection at Booth SL2914
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, today announced that they will demonstrate their new Boris Continuum Complete Version 8 suite of VFX plug-ins at the NAB 2012 exhibition held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 16-19, 2012 at Booth SL2914.
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Boris RED v5.1 Now Available, Supports Premiere Pro CS5.5 and CS5 for Mac
News: Boris RED v5.1 Now Available, Supports Premiere Pro CS5.5 and CS5 for MacBoris RED is a plug-in application for transitions, professional text, and advanced composites inside of Adobe Premiere Pro as well as video editing software applications from Apple, Avid, Grass Valley, Sony, and Media 100. An indispensable tool for post-production and broadcast professionals, RED offers a wide range of features right on the Premiere Pro timeline and adds a standalone engine for effects creation and rendering. RED integrates broadcast-quality text generators, paint, rotoscoping, a full suite of tools to create and extrude vector objects, true 3D shapes and animation, and the industry’s most comprehensive image processing filter suite.
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RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Map v2 for Nuke, Composite and Fusion
RE:Vision Effects, Inc. acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of RE:Map, the ultimate kit of mapping and distortion tools, as an OFX plug-in set for use within The Foundry's Nuke, Eyeon's Fusion, and Autodesk's Composite.
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Video professionals can now calculate timed elements effortlessly with SceneTimer 1.5 for the Apple® iPad®
Video Adventures is proud to announce that SceneTimer is now fully optimized for the Apple® iPad®. SceneTimer was designed to offer producers, directors and videographers the ability to keep track of scene times in relation to the whole video production. The application is available now for the iPad in the iTunes App Store.
published 3 years ago   read more
RE:Vision Effects releases Twixtor™ for Vegas™ Pro
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of their Twixtor™ plug-in for Vegas™ Pro by Sony Creative Software.
published 3 years ago   read more
RE:Vision Effects demos faster plug-ins, showcases guest speakers and attends user groups at NAB 2011
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, will present newly optimized versions of their popular product line at NAB 2011, booth SL3327M.
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RE:Vision Effects hires Anthony Magliocco of Entertainment and Media Technology Marketing to lead business development
RE:Vision Effects has engaged Entertainment and Media Technology Marketing (EMTM) to help expand its licensing, OEM and custom development business. "As the demand for content grows we want our company to positioned to continue to lead in the new media segments," said Mr. Peter Litwinowicz co-founder of RE:Vision Effects. "We are excited that Anthony Magliocco of EMTM will help us meet this challenge."
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Red Giant's Powerful 3D Particle System Trapcode Particular is Now Available for NUKE
The Foundry, a leading developer of visual effects software whose products have been used to make globally acclaimed movies such as "Avatar", "District 9" and the "Harry Potter" franchise, is pleased to announce that Red Giant Software's Trapcode Particular is now available for its high-end compositor NUKE.
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RE:Vision Effects releases RSMB v4 and Twixtor v5 plugins for eyeon Software's Fusion and Vision.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces a new version of their ReelSmart Motion Blur and Twixtor plug-in products for Fusion and Vision are now available.
ReelSmart Motion Blur (RSMB) automatically adds more natural-looking motion blur to a sequence. Proprietary tracking technology is at the heart of RSMB, so there is no handwork involved. Of course you can add as little or as much blurring as you need and even remove motion blur! This is a useful tool to give video a more film-like feel, and is also useful to reintroduce motion blur for blue or green screen shoots where a fast shutter is necessary to pull a good key. Also included is a plugin that allows you to blur with user-supplied motion vectors... which, most likely, will come from a 3D animation system.
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Stereo3D Unlimited Shoots 3d Music Video With Arri's Alexa Cameras
Tim Dashwood’s production company Stereo3D Unlimited, in partnership with Arri Canada, Stereo3D Tango, Matrox, JVC Professional and Zeiss shoot Ariana Gillis' "Shake The Apple" stereoscopic 3D music video with two Arri Alexa cameras.
Toronto-based production company, Stereo3D Unlimited, has just shot and released the stereoscopic 3D music video "Shake The Apple" by Ariana Gillis on YouTube 3D and Vimeo.
published 4 years ago   read more
RE:Vision Effects releases RSMB v4 OFX plugin for Nuke, Maya/3ds Max Composite and Scratch.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces a new version of their ReelSmart Motion Blur OFX plug-in for Nuke, Maya/3ds Max Composite, and Scratch is now available.
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RE:Vision Effects releases Twixtor v5 and RSMB v4 Sparks for Autodesk Advanced Systems;
adds support for Smoke on Mac.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces that new versions of their Twixtor and ReelSmart Motion Blur plug-ins for Autodesk Advanced Systems (Smoke, Flare, Flint, Flame, Inferno, and Burn), including Smoke on Mac, are now available.
published 4 years ago   read more
proDAD Unveils Revolutionary New Mercalli V2 Video Stabilization Products With Rolling Shutter Correction Technology
New Mercalli V2 Products Feature Exclusive New 3D Video Stabilization with Automatic Rolling Shutter Correction, Support for Windows® & Macintosh® NLEs, and a 20% Off Pre-order Special
proDAD, a world-class developer of digital video effects plug-ins and image optimization technologies for professional video editors and broadcast professionals as well as aspiring pros today announced two new products based on the Mercalli V2 technology platform.
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Boris Continuum Units Updated for Adobe CS5
Choose Toolsets from the Award-winning Boris Continuum Complete 7 Plug-in Suite
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that the Boris Continuum Unit family of plug-ins has been updated for Adobe CS5 and 64-bit operating systems.
published 4 years ago   read more
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Redefines Nonlinear Editing
Groundbreaking Release Dramatically Accelerates Professional Video Workflows
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS5, a new release of the industry-leading nonlinear editor, offering breakthrough performance and features that drive post-production workflows. A core component of Adobe Creative Suite® 5 Production Premium and Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection (see separate releases), Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 is packed with highly anticipated features: the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine so users can open and edit complex projects faster; support for native tapeless workflows that eliminate transcoding and rewrapping; and easy project interchange with Apple and Avid systems for an open and collaborative workflow. Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 includes Adobe OnLocation™ CS5 and Adobe Encore® CS5 software to facilitate production from script to screen.
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Boris FX Announces New Boris Continuum Unit: Shaders
Real-time Apple FxPlug filters for Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, and Motion
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, announced that a new Boris Continuum Unit, Shaders, is now available. The Boris Continuum Shaders Unit includes 13 Boris Continuum Complete filters and transitions that take advantage of Apple’s real-time FxPlug architecture.
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FxFactory Based PHYX Keying Plug-In for Final Cut Pro, Motion and After Effects Wins Award of Superiority
PHYX Keyer receives coveted accolade from Microfilmmaker for superior image quality and remarkable range of keying capabilities
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, announced that new development partner, PHYX Inc., has won Microfilmmaker's prestigious Award of Superiority for their FxFactory® powered PHYX Keyer.
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PHYX Inc. Joins FxFactory Partner Development Program
Highly acclaimed visual effects company brings visual dexterity to the FxFactory platform; new high-quality PHYX Keyer plug-in now available for After Effects and Final Cut Studio
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, announced that new development partner, PHYX Inc., has released PHYX Keyer for the FxFactory® platform.
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RE:Vision Effects, Inc. releases Twixtor OFX version for Foundry's Nuke and Autodesk's Maya (Toxik).
RE:Vision Effects releases Twixtor as an OFX plugin set; Foundry's Nuke and Autodesk's Maya Composite (Toxik) are currently supported. Other OFX hosts will be added to the list of supported applications once Twixtor is verified to work properly within them.
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The Foundry Announces Management Buyout Led By Advent Venture Partners
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, whose software products have been used to make many of the past year’s biggest motion pictures, today announced a management buyout for an undisclosed sum led by Advent Venture Partners.
published 5 years ago   read more
Fulltank Sweetens 'Chocolate Box' Music Video for Prince
Creative Production Studio Provided 190 Visual Effects Shots for CGI-Intensive Promo Directed by P.R. Brown
Creative production studio Fulltank announced today that it provided visual effects, including on-set supervision, for a CGI-intensive promo for "Chocolate Box," the new single from Prince's "MPLSoUND" album released on March 29th.
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Digieffects Ships Simulate: Camera
The second plugin package in the Simulate series mimics camera and projection artifacts
Digieffects, a developer of popular visual effects software plugins today announced that it has shipped Simulate: Camera, a plugin package offering a specialized collection of effects for mimicking camera and projection artifacts. All Digieffects plugins support Adobe CS4.
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Boris FX Announces New Boris Continuum Unit: Film Look
Includes Film Process, Film Damage, Match Grain, Film Grain, Deinterlace, and Prism from Boris Continuum Complete 5
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, announced that a new Unit of the Boris Continuum family of visual effects plug-ins, Film Look, is now available.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins for OFX Products
Supports Leading Post-Production Platforms including The Foundry’s Nuke, Autodesk Toxik, Eyeon Fusion and Others
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins for OFX products.
published 6 years ago   read more
Globalstor Announces Top Win For Irish Feature Film "Kisses"
Globalstor ExtremeStor-DI Tower Running ASSIMILATE™ SCRATCH® Played Major Role in Feature’s DI Post Work
Globalstor Data Corporation, a premier OEM integrator of high-performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers, is pleased to announce that the Irish feature film, Kisses, which utilized Globalstor’s ExtremeStor-DI Tower for real-time 2K DI playback, has won first place in the Irish Feature category at the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh.
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GenArts To Showcase Sapphire Plug-Ins At IBC 2008
Company to demonstrate its VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products on stand 7.K41
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at IBC 2008, being held September 12-16 at the Amsterdam RAI.
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The Foundry - IBC 2008 Preview (Stand 7.F28)
The Foundry expands VFX capabilities with new product releases
There have been many exciting developments at The Foundry during the last twelve months, across all areas of the company’s product portfolio.
published 6 years ago   read more
NewBlueFX Bursts into Mac Market with Video Special Effects and Transitions for Apple Final Cut Pro
NewBlue, Inc. Continues Rapid Expansion into Desktop Video Market with Full Suite of Video FX Plugins
NewBlue, Inc. today continued its widening rollout of video effects plugins by unveiling a host of new offerings for Apple Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Express.
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GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at SIGGRAPH 2008
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products at booth 1536
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2008, being held August 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Visual Effects Software Leader Genarts Hires Katherine Hays As CEO
Former Massive, Inc. Founder and COO Will Lead GenArts Following Strategic Investment from Insight Venture Partners
GenArts, a leading provider of visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries, announced today that former Massive Inc. Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Katherine Hays has been hired as CEO.
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Moving Pixels Distorts Reality and Discovers Serenity with GenArts Sapphire Plug-ins
Over the past 13 years, Santa Monica-based Moving Pixels has transformed itself from a 3D shop geared toward the gaming industry, to a small and increasingly sought-after 2D visual effects boutique.
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GenArts to Show Latest Sapphire Plug-ins at NAB 2008
Company to demonstrate their latest VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products in booth SL14516
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be featuring their entire range of plug-ins at NAB 2008 being held April 14-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Mad Media Hires Seasoned Editor & DVD Authoring Guru Ryan Holdridge
Mad Media has announced that Ryan Holdridge has been named Director of Multimedia Design. Ryan brings with him a skill set that includes professional editing experience with Apple Final Cut Studio 2, advanced compositing with Apple Shake, and standard definition / Blu-ray DVD authoring experience using Apple DVD Studio Pro and Adobe Encore environments.
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RE:Vision Effects releases ReelSmart Motion Blur v3.3, OpenFX version, with support for Nuke
RE:Vision Effects announces the immediate availability of ReelSmart Motion Blur (RSMB) v.3.3, OpenFX (OFX) version. ReelSmart Motion Blur applies more natural-looking motion blur to a video sequence by automatically tracking every pixel.
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Animal Logic Migrates To Nuke
Award-winning studio adopts Foundry software for VFX & animation pipeline
Leading software developer The Foundry today announced that Animal Logic has joined its rapidly growing Nuke customer list. The award-winning visual effects company had been reviewing its existing Fusion/Shake pipeline and decided it would like to migrate to a single solution.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins for Apple FxPlug Products
New version features over 200 effects with native support for Final Cut Pro and Motion
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins for Apple FxPlug products, including Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and Motion.
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GenArts Announces Upcoming Sapphire Plug-ins Support for Apple FxPlug Products
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced an upcoming version of Sapphire Plug-ins for Apple FxPlug products including Final Cut Pro and Motion.
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GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at DV Expo West 2007
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at DV Expo West 2007, being held December 5-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Sapphire Plug-ins is a collection of over 200 image processing and synthesis effects that natively integrate with leading editing and compositing systems.
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nailgun* Creates Extensive Redesign of Universal Channel
With a strong live-action narrative that abstractly recalls such classic films as Rear Window and The Conversation, award winning design/production studio nailgun* (www.nailgun.tv) has completed the comprehensive high def redesign of Universal Channel, the NBC Universal owned network seen by millions throughout Latin America.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins Version 2 for After Effects and Compatible Products
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2 for After Effects and compatible products including Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Autodesk Combustion, and Eyeon Fusion.
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News: Steve Wright offers Shake 4.1 class in LA
Weynand Training is pleased to announce that this November 16-18 they are sponsoring a three day intensive, “Introduction to Shake 4.1,” presented by digital compositing guru, Steve Wright.
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News: GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at IBC 2007
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products on stand 7.921
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at IBC 2007, being held September 7-11 at the Amsterdam RAI.
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News: Color Symmetry Introduces Consistent Color Handling for Animation, Graphics and VFX
New Plug-in Suite Debuting at SIGGRAPH 2007 Introduces Consistent, Film-Accurate Color Handling Across Products from 2D and 3D to DI
Duiker Research Corp., a California-based innovator in imaging and color tools for motion pictures, is announcing Color Symmetry, a suite of plug-ins that for the first time allows film "looks" to be easily emulated and previewed within a wide array of animation, graphics and effects packages.
published 7 years ago   read more
News: GridIron Nucleo Pro 2 Now Shipping
GridIron® Software today announced the availability of NucleoR Pro 2, an upgrade to the productivity enhancement tool that optimizes the workflow for visual effects artists using Adobe® After Effects®.
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News: CafeFX Launches Character Animation Division
New division's first hire is Academy Award®-nominated animation supervisor James Straus
 
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News: GLUE TOOLS releases Cineon/DPX Pro v2.5.5
GLUE TOOLS releases Cineon/DPX Pro v2.5.5 with Gamma Shifting fixes, Batch Importing, and Import Speed Improvements.
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News: GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at SIGGRAPH 2007
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products in booth 321
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2007, being held August 7-9 at the San Diego Convention Center.
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Canon U.S.A.'s Xl H1 HD Camcorder Goes "Green" For Tumbleweed Entertainment
When the California based Tumbleweed Entertainment production company needed a versatile, digital High Definition acquisition solution to help educate viewers to become more "eco-friendly," it chose the XL H1 HD Camcorder from Canon U.S.A., Inc.
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News: GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins Version 4 for Autodesk Systems
Available immediately, new version features over 45 new effects and many enhancements
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 4 for Autodesk compositing and editing systems.
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News: Imagineer Systems Expands Focus in US and Canadian Markets
New Offices in Los Angeles, New York
Imagineer Systems, creators of next-generation VFX tools, announced today it is has expanded its commitment to driving new growth in US visual effects marketplace with the opening of two new offices in New York and Los Angeles.
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News: CafeFX Creates High Drama for Spider-Man
Crane destruction of a Manhattan skyscraper sets the stage for a classic rescue by Spider-Man
Feature film visual effects facility CafeFX created a vertigo-inducing crane disaster sequence for SPIDER-MAN™ 3, setting the stage for a classic Spidey rescue.
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News: BBC Motion Gallery Forms Strategic Alliance With Peachpit
Stock footage provider and educational publisher team up to leverage marketing, content and publishing
BBC Motion Gallery (BBCMG), the footage licensing arm of BBC Worldwide, is aligning with educational publisher Peachpit to deliver added value to customers of both organizations.
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News: Whistling Woods Trains on Toon Boom Products
Emmy award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced that Whistling Woods International Limited (WWI), one of Asia’s largest Film, Television, Media Arts and Animation Institute based in Mumbai, India, will train their students on Toon Boom Harmony and Storyboard Pro.
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News: Ron Brinkmann joins The Foundry
Leading visual effects software developer The Foundry is delighted to announce the appointment of Ron Brinkmann as special advisor to its Nuke development team.
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News: "Legend Of The (Indy) Speedway" Music Video Shot With HVX200S
In Run-Up to May 27th Indy 500, Video Airs on ABC Network, Plays Out Daily on the Speedway’s Large-Screen Displays
THE PROJECT: Niche Productions (Dayton, OH) recently shot a music video for Kenny Brack's "Legend of the Speedway," a song honoring famed racer A.J.Foyt’s fifty years at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and his five historic Indy 500 wins.
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News: GenArts to Show Latest Sapphire Plug-ins at NAB 2007
Company to demonstrate new effects for Autodesk Systems and other host platforms in booth SL2829
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be featuring its expanded range of plug-ins at NAB 2007 in booth SL2829, a larger redesigned exhibit space.
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News: GridIron Software Nucleo Pro 2 Supports Background Rendering of 3D Applications
Customize how nested compositions are rendered to further streamline productivity
GridIron® Software today announced Nucleo Pro® 2, an upgrade to the productivity enhancement tool that optimizes the workflow for visual effects artists using Adobe® After Effects®. Nucleo Pro is well-known for its speculative and background rendering capabilities that allow motion graphics artists to render and work at the same time.
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News: RE:Vision Effects introduces ReelSmart Motion Blur as an OpenFX plugin set for Autodesk Toxik and Assimilate Scratch
RE:Vision Effects announces the immediate availability of ReelSmart Motion Blur (RSMB), for Autodesk Toxik (2007 and up) and Assimilate Scratch (version 3 and up). Other OFX hosts will be added to the list of supported applications once they are verified to work properly.
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News: Imagineer Systems Announces Immediate Availability of motor
motor Extends Powerful, High-End Visual Effects Design Capabilities to Affordable, Accessible Rotoscoping Design Tool for the Digital Media Design Community
Imagineer Systems, creators of next-generation VFX tools, announced today the immediate availability of motor, the Company’s first offering in its new initiative to deliver sophisticated, high-end visual effects and design capabilities to mainstream visual effects artists.
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News: GenArts Announces New Training Guide for Sapphire Plug-ins 2 on Avid
Book and companion DVD provide Avid users with a comprehensive guide to using the latest version of the effects package
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, announced today the availability of an educational guide, Sapphire Plug-ins 2 for Avid: A Guide to Creating Visual Effects.
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News: GenArts to Introduce Their Latest Sapphire Plug-ins at NAB 2007
Company to showcase their latest VFX plug-ins and demo reel in newly designed booth SL2829
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be featuring its entire range of plug-ins at NAB 2007, being held April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibiting in a newly designed booth, GenArts will have an expanded presence at this year's NAB.
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News: The Foundry debuts Furnace 4 for Shake and launches Tinderbox for Combustion at NAB 2007
Leading visual effects developer The Foundry will take up residence on booth SL14413 in the South Hall at NAB 2007. Visitors looking for stunning 2D visual effects and hardcore image-processing tools will find a host of advanced, yet cost-effective, solutions to enhance workflow and boost productivity from The Foundry.
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News: RE:Vision Effects founders to receive Academy Award
Leading visual effects developer RE:Vision Effects, Inc. is delighted to announce that the company founders, Peter Litwinowicz and Pierre Jasmin, will be honored with a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®.
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News: Adobe Production Studio To Be Available for Both Mac and Windows
Adobe's Complete Video Post-Production Suite Goes Cross-Platform
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that the next version of Adobe® Production Studio, the integrated video and audio post-production tool set that is part of the Creative Suite family, will be available for both the Macintosh and Windows® platforms. Film, video and web professionals currently using Adobe After Effects®, Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Illustrator® on the Mac will soon be able to harness the power of completely new Macintosh releases of Adobe Premiere® Pro, Adobe Encore® DVD and Adobe Soundbooth™ -- all key components of an upcoming milestone revision to Adobe Production Studio. The software will have its first public demonstration during the Macworld 2007 Conference and Exhibition at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 9 – 12 (Booth 901). The next release of Adobe Production Studio is expected to ship in mid-2007.
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News: monet and mokey adds Intel-based Mac support
Imagineer improves the support
Imagineer Systems, the UK-based innovators of next-generation VFX tools, announced today that its latest release of monet™ and mokey™ includes Intel-based Mac support.
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News: Hit Squad Keeps it Real with GenArts Sapphire Plug-ins on Ice Cube's Laugh Now, Cry Later DVD Release
Widely hailed as the Godfather of Rap, Ice Cube is a controversial, influential and multi-talented artist who has spent the last 15+ years defining and dominating the genre of Gangsta rap and rap culture. With a string of platinum albums in the 1990’s, and successful acting, producing and directing efforts, Ice Cube has never been afraid to challenge himself or the stereotypes that he raps about.
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News: mokey plays in "Casino Royale"
UK-based facility Peerless use mokey on several vfx shots in new Bond film
Imagineer Systems, the UK-based innovators of next-generation vfx tools, is pleased to announce that their tool mokey™ was part of the major vfx work done on the 21st James Bond movie, "Casino Royale".
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News: GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at DV Expo 2006
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products in booth 821
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at DV Expo 2006, being held November 15-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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News: GenArts Announces Special Price Promotion on Sapphire Plug-ins for After Effects and Compatible Products
Save $200 off the list price on purchases made November 8-15
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced a special promotional discount on the entire package of Sapphire Plug-ins for After Effects and compatible products.
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News: Imagineer adds tracker support for Quantel generationQ
Latest release of monet, mokey add support for exporting data to Quantel generationQ
Imagineer Systems, the UK-based developer of innovative visual effects tools, announced today that its latest release of monet and mokey include support for exporting tracking data to Quantel generationQ via a new TrackImport plug-in.
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News: "Boom Baby Boom" Music Video For Country Music Artist John Brannen Shot With Panasonic AJ-HDC27 Varicam And AG-HVX200
Video Airs As In-Flight Entertainment on United Airlines Routes
The music video for country artist John Brannen's song, "Boom Baby Boom," which begins to air on United Airlines' TED flights this week, was shot by Director/Director of Photography Michael Caporale with Panasonic's AJ-HDC27 VariCam® HD Cinema camera and AG-HVX200 DVCPRO HD P2 camcorder.
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News: GenArts Honored at Succesful IBC 2006
Company wins IBC Exhibition Design Award
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, announces another successful exhibition at IBC 2006. GenArts was one of three recipients to be presented with an IBC 2006 Exhibition Design Award at the awards ceremony, where GenArts’ Marketing Programs Manager, Beth Balter, was interviewed for IBC TV.
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News: GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at IBC 2006
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products on stand 7.946
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at IBC 2006, being held September 8-12 at the Amsterdam RAI. Visitors to GenArts stand 7.946 will be given demonstrations of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2 for Avid AVX Products and the latest versions with Mac Intel support for Apple Shake 4.1, Final Cut Pro 5.1, and Autodesk Combustion 4. GenArts will also be presenting their plug-ins on Adobe After Effects and Eyeon Fusion.
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News: GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins Version 1.08 For After Effects And Compatible Products
New version features Mac Universal Binary, including FCP 5.1 support
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 1.08 for After Effects and compatible products. The new version features enhancements for both Mac and Windows platforms. Version 1.08 for Mac adds Universal Binary support for FCP 5.1 and all After Effects compatible host products. The new release will also run under Rosetta and on Power PC Macs for use with applications such as Adobe After Effects that have not yet been compiled specifically for Intel-based Macs.
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News: "Shooters" Indie Film to Premier at Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group August Meeting
The Chicago premier of "Shooter" a short film produced on a very tight budget employing local talent will be premiered at the August 23rd meeting of the Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group, held in the theater at the Adler Planetarium.  The premier will be followed by a discussion with director Dennis J. Burgin and editor George Patay. Doors open at 6:00 PM Admission is $10 for non-members.
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News: AJA Showcases Video Solutions Tailor Made For Animators And Effects Artists At Siggraph 2006
The company's KONA and XENA video capture cards cater to artists with advanced support for leading graphics and effects applications and cost-effective HD I/O
AJA Video, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, will be showcasing the latest versions of its KONA (Mac) and XENA (Windows) video playback and capture cards at SIGGRAPH 2006. The KONA 3 v2 and XENA 2K feature advanced support and plug-ins for seamless integration with leading graphics and effects applications, such as Apple Shake and Motion, Autodesk Combustion®, Eyeon Fusion®, Adobe After Effects® and Adobe Photoshop®. AJA Video will be demonstrating these technologies from Booth 1031 at this year's SIGGRAPH Conference, to be held in Boston, MA from August 1-3, 2006.
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News: Inaugural CG Overdrive 2006 A Raging Success
The inaugural CG Overdrive - Asia’s largest computer graphics conference - held in Singapore at the Singapore Expo from 14 – 16 July 2006 was a sell-out success, with 1,000 delegates from 17 countries attending the 3-day conference.
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News: GenArts to Showcase Sapphire Plug-ins at SIGGRAPH 2006
Company to demonstrate their VFX plug-ins on a wide range of products in booth 1700
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be showcasing Sapphire Plug-ins at SIGGRAPH 2006, being held August 1-3 at the Boston Exhibition & Convention Center.
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News: GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins Version 2.03 for Avid
New version includes support for Avid HD products on Mac and DS 8 on Windows 64
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2.03 for Avid’s new Media Composer family of HD products on Mac, and for Avid DS version 8. The new version enables Avid editors to create high-end visual effects across Avid’s full product line.
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News: Hydraulx Makes its Mark with Sapphire Plug-ins on X-Men: The Last Stand
The third and final installment of the Marvel Comic's cinematic X-Men series finds the mutant population facing the threat of extinction by way of a "cure". A mutant antigen is created, which the government exploits--ultimately resulting in open war between humanity and the anti-cure mutants. Ever seeking a peaceful coexistence, the decimated X-Men join forces with their human counterparts in a parry to restore the balance of power between the two races. From digital facelifts to levitating the Golden Gate Bridge, X-Men 3 is hailed as a visual effects masterpiece.
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News: GenArts releases Sapphire plug-ins v2 for Apple Shake
New version available immediately features new effects and Mac Universal support
GenArts Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2 for Apple’s® Shake. This release contains 20 additional effects including a new FilmDamage effect, and a wide array of new features and improvements such as on-screen widgets for easy parameter adjustment, and an improved user interface for all color parameters. Sapphire Plug-ins for Shake provides digital artists with over 200 image processing and synthesis effects that are directly integrated into Shake’s user interface. Version 2 now supports the Mac Universal Binary (PPC & Intel) and Linux systems.
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News: Apple Releases Shake 4.1
Industry Leading Compositing Software Price Cut to $499
Apple® today delivered Shake® 4.1, the first Universal version of its industry leading compositing software and cut its price from $2,999 to $499 to fit almost any production’s budget. Final Cut® Studio editors can now take advantage of Shake for sophisticated 3D compositing, keying, image tracking and stabilization for the price of a plug-in. Shake continues to be the tool of choice for major motion-picture studios and leading effects houses to create award-winning visual effects including this year's Oscar winner, “King Kong.”
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News: Blackmagic Design Announces Multibridge Pro Conversion and Editing Solution
At NAB, Blackmagic Design announced Multibridge Pro, their newest breakout box-based HD/SD editing solution with PCI Express.
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News: CIS Hollywood use monet on major feature films
monet proves itself on Eight Below, Poseidon, X-Men 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean II
Imagineer Systems, the UK-based developer of innovative visual effects tools, announced today how Hollywood-based facility, CIS Hollywood, purchased monet late 2005 and since has used it on numerous blockbuster feature films.
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News: MAXON's new CINEMA 4D module makes motion graphics designers' dreams come true!
MAXON is proud to announce MoGraph, an exciting new module for its flagship 3D animation tool CINEMA 4D. Offering endless possibilities for creating spectacular effects using simple primitives, logos and text, MoGraph is the ideal solution for motion graphics artists ready to step into the third dimension.
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News: Matrox Announces Matrox MXO Portable Broadcast-Quality Audio/Video Output Adapter for the Mac
Matrox® Video Products Group today announced Matrox MXO(tm), an easy-to-use DVI-to-audio/video output adapter for the Mac that takes the DVI output from a Mac computer or laptop and converts it to broadcast-quality video. Users can preview Apple Final Cut Pro projects or the output of other QuickTime-based applications such as Motion, Shake or DVD Studio Pro from Apple, or Adobe After Effects, as they will actually appear on TV and record them frame accurately to tape.
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News: Far Across The Universe, Genarts Sapphire Plug-Ins Ignite Battlestar Galactica
Zoic Studios uses GenArts’ tools to create visual effects for SCI FI Channel show
The setting: deep space. The cast: hunky heroes in tight tunics, lip-glossed damsels in distress, and faceless bad guys in helmets and inexplicable shin guards. The premise: a rag-tag colony of intergalactic fugitives, and their battle-scarred spaceship, waging war against forces of evil as they pursue the myth of a home planet.
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News: Unit Post Launches In Soho
All Apple HD dry-hire facility with unique bolt-on services
Unit Post announced today its launch as a new facility based in Carlisle Street, Soho, London. The facility will comprise of 10 suites all offering an Apple based workflow that is fully HD 444 uncompressed capable including grading suites. Uniquely all Unit's suites will be available for dry- hire with clients being able to bolt-on additional services including editors, runners and HD decks. Unit Post will be fully open for business on May 1st 2006.
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News: Genarts Releases Sapphire Plug-Ins Version 2 For Avid Products
Available immediately, version 2 features many new effects and improved functionality
GenArts Inc., a leading provider of visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, today announced the immediate availability of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2 for Avid® editing systems. With 46 new effects and a wide array of new features, Sapphire 2 delivers the next evolution of industry-standard visual effects for Avid users. This release includes a variety of enhancements for users, such as single click application of effects to a title or key, background and mask inputs, 2D moves built into the plug-ins, and a versatile new FilmDamage effect.
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News: Walker Effects to Elevate Profile in VFX and Animation Software Development and Custom Design Markets
New Branding Identity Advances Commitment to Deliver Digital Content Creators More Flexible, Innovative and Artist-Friendly Tools, Starting with 'Tranceform'
WalkerFX™, a leading software developer of visual effects and motion graphics tools for leading compositing applications, today announced that the company is now named WalkerFX - Beyond Compositing.
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News: RE:Vision Effects releases RE:Flex for Fusion 5
RE:Flex brings intuitive morphing and warping directly to eyeon Software's Fusion 5! Superior results are achieved using RE:Vision Effects' proprietary and sophisticated technology. RE:Flex is especially easy to learn because it uses the Fusion's own drawing and masking tools to direct the warping and morphing; as such, there is no need to learn a whole new user interface.
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News: Genarts To Showcase Sapphire Plug-Ins On A Wide Range Of Products At NAB 2006
Company to demonstrate new version for Avid AVX Products in booths SL5138 & SL1513S
GenArts, Inc., a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industries, will be featuring its entire range of plug-ins at NAB 2006, including the upcoming release of Sapphire Plug-ins version 2 for Avid AVX Products. 
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